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Page 14-Friday, August 7, 1981-The Michigan Daily
SPOR TS OF THE DAIL Y
Murphy takes P lead

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DULUTH, Ga. (AP) - A violent vanced to Friday's semifinals against
thunderstorm forced a suspension of the winner of another quarterfinal mat-
play shortly after Lee Trevino was ch between top-seeded Andrea Jaeger
disqualified yesterday in the first round and No. 6 Sue Barker.
of the 63rd PGA national championship. The men's top seed, Ivan Lendl of
Play was held up at 3:50 p.m. EDT, Czechoslovakia, advanced to the quar-
with Bob Murphy in the clubhouse with terfinals with an easy 6-2, 6-1 third-
a leading four-under-par 66 and about round victory over Shlomo Glickstein of
half the field of148 still out on the long, Israel. Lendl's opponent Friday will be
difficult Atlanta Athletic Club course. Jose-Luis Damiani, the No. 10 seed
THE SIRENS sounded, signalling the from Uruguay who upset No. 6 Jose
players to seek shelter from the rain Higueras 6-0, 6-4 in another third-round
and lightning, while Rules Committee match.
Chairman Bill Clarke was explaining In a pair of men's second-round mat-
that Trevino had been disqualified for ches postponed from Wednesday asrain-
failing to sign his scorecard after interrupted session, France's Gilles
shooting a four-over-par 74. Moretton upset No. 7 Tomas Smid 6-2, 6-
"It was an innocentrerror," Clarke 4, and Australia's John Alexander
said. "He said it was the first time this dropped Romania's Ilie Nastase 6-3, 6-
had happened in his career. But, under 2.
the rules of golf, we had no option hut to Laperierre joins Canadiens
disqualifyhim." MONTREAL (AP) - Jacques
Trevino, a former PGA champion Laperriere has been named a full-time
and twice the winner of both the British assistant coach with the Montreal
and U.S. Opens, played in the same Canadiens, the National Hockey
group with Tom Weiskopf. They inad- League club announced yesterday.
vertently signed each other's cards in Laperriere, a veteran star on the ice
the space provided for the player him- for Montreal, had been expected to win
self to sign. the job backing up first-year Coach Bob
TREVINO LEFT the scorer's tent Berry after having served in a part-
before the error was discovered. time capacity under Claude Puel last
Weiskopf, who remained in the tent af- season.
ter Trevino had left, was advised of the Puel resigned after the Canadiens
error, and signed correctly. were eliminated in a three-game
Virtual unknown Mark Lye, who has preliminary-round playoff sweep by
struggled to qualify each week for most Edmonton Oilers.
of his five-year pro golfing career, sur- The club also announced the signing
prised even himself by ending up of 18-year-old defenseman Gilbert
among the first-round leaders in the Delorme, its second choice in the NHL
tournament. draft in June. He played with
Lye, a 28-year-old from Napa, Calif., Chicoutimi of the Quebec Major Junior
fired a three-under-par 67 over the Hockey League last season.
7,070-yard course, one stroke behind Terms were not disclosed, but the
leader Murphy and tied with Bob East- contract was believed to be for one
wood for second place. year.
Lye attributed his success to the Otis finally reports
rediscovery of his swing during a prac-
tice round Wednesday after saying he KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Out-
was "disgusted" with his game. fielder Amos Otis made his delayed
"I haven't been playing well and this return to the Kansas City Royals
round gives me a boost," said Lye, a yesterday after a two-day drive from a
non-winner who made the top 60 money vacation spot on what he called "a
list in 1980 for the first time and has deserted island" of the North Carolina
earned nearly $47,000 this year with a coast.
fifth-place finish in Phoenix earlier this Otis was the last of the Royals to
year, his best effort. report for training at Royals Stadium
Jausovec advances since the 50-day-long players strike en-
ded last Friday.
INDIANAPOLIS(AP)- Third-seeded OTIS SAID he first learned of the set-
Mima Jausovec held off an ailing Anne tlement two days late because there are
Smith on match point six times yester- no telephones on the island. After
day and rallied to a 4-6, 6-1, 7-5 victory driving his in-laws back to their home
in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Clay in Virginia, Otis said he was delayed by
Court tennis tournament. the air traffic controllers strike and had
Smith, seeded eighth, took leads of 4-1 to drive the 1,300 miles back to Kansas
and 5-2 in the third set before a painful City with his wife and children.
leg cramp hobbled her. Jausovec was "I had been calling every two or three
able to play a cautious game after that, days to see what was going on," Otis
keeping the ball in play while Smith said. "On the 25th of July, I had
missed shot after shot. decided, 'This is it. Baseball's over' So
JAUSOVEC, 25, of Yugoslavia, ad- we got ourselves together to havea nice
the suds factory

winter and rest of the summer enjoying
ourselves."
Otis said he played catch with his
sons during the strike but had not
swung a bat. He checked in Thursday at
a weight of 179 - one pound less than
his weight when the strike started June
12.
LPGA leaders absent
WHEELING, W. Va. (AP) - Pat
Bradley and JoAnne Carner lead a field
that is conspicuous by the absence of
seven of the top 10 money winners into
today's start of the $125,000 West
Virginia LPGA Classic at the Speidel
golf course.
Only about half of the top 40 money
winners - 21 golfers in all - will be
competing at the mountainous course,
which is considered one of the most
physically demanding on the LPGA
tour.
"SOME OF the girls are tired right
now and they want to take a break,"
said Carner, the fourth-leading money
winner. She noted that the golfers have
played several 72-hole tournaments
recently.
"Physically, I don't think the women
can play as many 72-hole tournaments

as the men," she said. "There are a lot
more four-day tournaments now and it
does take its toll ... that's probably
why only three of the top 10 money win-
ners are here."
Despite the absence of leading money
winner Donna Caponi, Nancy Lopez-
Melton, Beth Daniel, Sally Little and
Kathy Whitworth, tournament director
Phil Day called the field "super."
"I'D BE LYING if I said I didn't wish
we had more golfers," Day said. "But I
still think we'll have a very competitive
tournament.
Jan Stephenson, the ninth-leading
money winner with earnings of $91,188,
withdrew from the 54-hole tournament
Thursday. The only top 10 golfers com-
peting are Bradley, Carner and Jane
Blalock, the 10th-leading money winner
and a two-time champion in Wheeling.
She won both the 1976 and 1978 tour-
naments and set the scoring record in
the eight-year-old tournament in 1978
with a nine-under-par 207.
Golfers among the second 10 in
money earnings who are playing this
week are Hollis Stacy, defending
champion Sandra Post, 1977 winner
Debbie Austin, Patty Hayes, Dot Ger-
main and Carolyn Hill.

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Doily Photo by KIM HILL
Are you waching, Bill Frieder?
Two of Ann Arbor's weekend athletes participate in a friendly game of one-
on-one at Summit Park.

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